Dr Kathy Taghipour

Dr Kathy Taghipour

MD (Res) MRCP

Dermatology

22 years of experience

Overall Rating

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4.96
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4.96
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4.96

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“Dr Kathy Taghipour was very friendly, patient, and explained in detail what the process was and what I could expect. She made me feel comfortable. “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Swedish
  • Norwegian
  • Persian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4561521
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    Skin 55

    55 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8QR
    74 reviews

    Highgate Private Hospital

    17-19 View Road, London, United Kingdom, N6 4DJ
    192 reviews

    About

    Dr Kathy Taghipour is a Consultant Dermatologist with a broad range of interests in the field. Her NHS consultant post is at The Whittington Hospital in North London where she is the lead physician for skin cancer services, specialist autoimmune blistering disease clinics and female genital skin clinics. Dr Taghipour also consults on all other aspects of Dermatology and performs surgical and non-surgical removal of benign and malignant lesions.

    Dr Taghipour graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in Gothenburg University in Sweden and subsequently continued her Medical and Dermatology training in the UK. She obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London and completed her training in Dermatology in the Oxford deanery.

    Dr Taghipour has achieved a medical doctorate in research from King's College London conducting clinical and laboratory research in the field of blistering diseases at Oxford University Hospitals and St. John's Institute of Dermatology laboratories. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and dermatology books,  and has spoken in national and international meetings. She enjoys teaching medical students and general practitioners in Dermatology. 

     

     

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Mole removal
    • Skin biopsies
    • Steroid injection (keloids, hair loss)
    • Skin Cancer
    • Moles
    • Blistering
    • Female genital dermatology/vulval dermatosis
    • Acne
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    Medical procedures

    • Mole Check
    • Mole Removal
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    Special interests

    • Acne
    • Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    • Cysts
    • Dandruff
    • Dermatitis
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Melanoma
    • Moles
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Rosacea
    • Shingles
    • Skin Cancer
    • Urticaria
    • Verruca
    • Vitiligo
    • Warts (Viral)
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    Education

    Membership of Professional Organisations

    General Medical Council
    Royal College of Physicians (London)
    British Association of Dermatologists
    Royal Society of Medicine

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    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
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    Keratosis (Seborrheic)
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    Keratosis (Seborrheic)
    Dr Kathy Taghipour was very friendly, patient, and explained in detail what the process was and what I could expect. She made me feel comfortable.
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    Full examination and explanation of treatment
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    Very professional and friendly
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    My daughter has experienced excellent care with doctor Kathy. She was under great stress with a skin complaint that she has been suffering all her life. She has had very little sympathy from the NHS and this is clearly a distressing matter for my young daughter who has been missing school, activities, play dates. Etc. Due to the discomfort of her condition. We arrived to see doctor Kathy who treated my daughter​ with great care. She excelled and we have the utmost trust in her to do the best for my daughter. Anyone who is thinking of booking an appointment should not hesitate in the slightest I have every faith that you would get the best treatment like we have experienced. Nothing was too much and the receptionist was extremely helpful too.
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    Nurse Flick was lovely
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    She was excellent am so pleased I went she knew exactly what my problem was and she took good care of me am now on the way to recovery
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    Very professional and concise with diagnosis, prescription cleared my skin complaint within a week. Excellent dermatologist.
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    Very good experience. Friendly, putting me at ease. Very professional.
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    I visited Dr Taghipour nearly 2 weeks ago on Friday 10 November in her Harley Street surgery in London. I went because my skin condition had been getting worse and worse over a period of several months and my GP in South Wales had not been able to recommend medications that produced improvement, so we agreed a private visit to a specialist was the best course of action. Dr Taghipour had treated by daughter for several years for Hailey Hailey Disease, so she was a natural choice for a suitable specialist for me to visit. Dr Taghipour fitted me in to her appointments within two days of my phone call, which was brilliant. Her examination was very thorough indeed and she initially thought I might have a mixture of Hailey Hailey and eczema (my previous long term diagnosis). So she took two biopsies for analysis by three tests. Within a week the diagnosis from two of the tests was confirmed as Hailey Hailey. The medication she prescribed has worked brilliantly, it was a mixture of stronger steroid tablets and ointment than my GP had prescribed, antibiotic tablets and a soap substitute for washing with. Since using these medications and following Dr Taghipour's other advice my skin is transformed! All the blisters have gone, my skin is much smoother, none of the patches are weeping and the reddening of the sites of the original blisters is getting less and less. A brilliant result! To make matters even better I feel much better in myself, the constant itching has gone, I am also less tired, happier, more active and feel far more like living life to the full. So it's fingers crossed for the future - I would have no hesitation in visiting her again. I cannot recommend her enough.
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    Dr Taghipour was very professional and detailed in her work. Post op I had no pain, no swelling and used no pain killers. My scar is minimal and very tidy.
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